Sport and Physical Education activities
Swimming Carnival – usually term four(weather permitting)
Cross Country – late term 1
Athletics Carnival – usually term 3 dependent on dates of district and regional events
Friday afternoon sport – all 4 terms. Activities include golf, swimming, Newcombeand teacher directed games
Rugby League Oztag coaching sessions and Gala day – term 3
School swimming lessons – term one and four
Weekly HPE lessons
Interschool Sport - various
children are expected to participate in sport and physical education and will
not be exempted unless a satisfactory reason in writing is forwarded to the
Regular Swimming Lessons are conducted in our School Pool during Term
One and Term Four. All
children will be required to have a swim shirt or T-shirt prior to the
commencement of swimming lessons.
We also remind parents/carers of the need for
children to apply sunscreen for swimming lessons and ensure all necessary
equipment including swimming bag, sunscreen, togs, towel, goggles (optional),
swim caps (optional), change of underwear etc. is brought to school on their swimming
All children will be expected to participate in swimming
lessons unless a note from their parents, detailing the reason they cannot swim
on that day, is presented to the office. Alternatively, parents may choose to
contact the office by phone. This is an essential component of the HPE
curriculum and I appreciate the support of parents in ensuring all students
participate. Students swim in their usual time slot for PE lessons.
All swimming costs are covered by the school.
The pool is co-managed with the South Burnett
Council, so is available for use to the public outside school hours.